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Lowell City Engineers Collection
Lowell City Engineers Collection
collection
133
ITEMS
561
VIEWS
Feb 11, 2021
collection
eye 561
The Lowell City Engineers Collection consists of photographs that document the work and history of Lowell, MA's Engineering Department, which "provides analytical analyses and design, develops plans and specifications, and estimates management, coordination, and construction support for the Department of Public Works." Contained within this digital collection are highlights from the Lowell City Engineers Collection's photographic negatives and prints.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.), city engineers, Engineering Department
The Shuttle
The Shuttle
collection
61
ITEMS
810
VIEWS
Nov 14, 2019
collection
eye 810
The Shuttle was a bi-weekly publication produced by the University of Massachusetts Lowell's Office of Public Affairs during the 2000s. It was the primary means of communication for showcasing university achievements and milestones. It had high production values, was printed on glossy stock, and inclusion in it was a point of pride for UMass Lowell community members. The title derives from Lowell's textile history with which UMass Lowell's legacy institutions, the Lowell Textile School, Lowell...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.)
UMass Lowell Course Catalogs
UMass Lowell Course Catalogs
collection
205
ITEMS
5,244
VIEWS
Nov 3, 2019
collection
eye 5,244
This collection brings together course catalogs from UMass Lowell and its legacy institutions.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.)
Butler Ames Collection Highlights
Butler Ames Collection Highlights
collection
91
ITEMS
2,511
VIEWS
Oct 31, 2019
collection
eye 2,511
Butler Ames (1871 - 1954) was born in Lowell, the son of General Adelbert Ames and the grandson of General Benjamin Butler. He was a politician, soldier, engineer, inventor, and businessman. He held the offices of alderman of the city of Lowell, representative in the Massachusetts State Legislature, and congressman in the U. S. House of Representatives. Ames served in the military during The Spanish-American war and World War I, where he was Major General of the Massachusetts State Guard. He...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.)
LTC Lowell
LTC Lowell
collection
67
ITEMS
406
VIEWS
Oct 16, 2019
collection
eye 406
LTC is Lowell's community media center and has provided space and tools to individuals, students, seniors, businesses, and non-profit groups to create and share their messages and ideas since 1995! LTC is an independent 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that provides residents of Lowell and Surrounding areas the training and tools to create non-commercial television and radio programming that expresses their viewpoints and perspectives to the community at large. LTC members volunteer their...
Topics: LTC, Lowell (Mass.), UMass Lowell, UML
Jul 8, 2019
collection
eye 20,386
This collection is made up of yearbooks, literary magazines, and other materials published by educational institutions in the Greater Lowell, MA area.
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
The Text Archive
The Text Archive
collection
500
ITEMS
10,176
VIEWS
Jun 6, 2019
collection
eye 10,176
The Text was the official student newspaper of the Lowell Textile School, and its successor schools, the Lowell Textile Institute, and the Lowell Technological Institute.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Lowell (Mass.), newspaper
The Connector Archive
The Connector Archive
collection
333
ITEMS
7,856
VIEWS
May 30, 2019
collection
eye 7,856
" The Connector is the student newspaper and definitive source of student news at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. All editorial and staff positions are filled by volunteer students." The newspaper is printed by Turley Publications (Palmer, MA) and is distributed free of charge on Tuesdays during the academic year, as well as updated regularly online at umlconnector.com . The newspaper hearkens back to the days of Lowell Textile Institute when the newspaper was known as The...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, newspaper, student newspaper
Apr 1, 2019
collection
eye 4,310
The University of Lowell Hang Gliding Club was established in 1974 by faculty member Bill Blood and the late Dr. John Kelly, and was active until the early 1990s. They had events in such places in Claremont, NH and Groton, MA. The club also won several intercollegiate hang gliding competition awards. This collection consists primarily of photo and video of the club's activities, as well as the plans for an experimental graphite hang glider designed by ULowell student and club member Craig...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, University of Lowell, Lowell (Mass.), Hang Gliding
Niki Tsongas Social Media Collection
Niki Tsongas Social Media Collection
collection
128
ITEMS
4,674
VIEWS
Feb 6, 2019
collection
eye 4,674
Nicola Dickson Sauvage Tsongas served as the Massachusetts 3rd congressional district representative (2007--2019). The Niki Tsongas Social Media Collection was created by UMass Lowell Libraries to supplement ARCHIVEIT's work capturing Tsongas' web presence and focuses on preserving the Congresswoman's Instagram and Flickr accounts. These platforms give a comprehensive representation of her engagement with her constituents and documents public events that she sponsored or attended. In 2018,...
Topic: Niki Tsongas, Massachusetts, Lowell (Mass.)
Lowell, MA City Documents
Lowell, MA City Documents
collection
68
ITEMS
11,105
VIEWS
Dec 19, 2018
collection
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This collection of official city documents issued by the City of Lowell, Massachusetts includes the Municipal Register along with the annual reports of the City's various departments and offices; it covers the years 1862 to 1928. All of the city documents were digitized by the Boston Public Library for the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and have been uploaded in high-quality, text searchable PDFs. The original physical copies of the city documents are housed at the UMass Lowell Libraries...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), City of Lowell, MA, city documents, Massachusetts, UMass Lowell, UML
Dec 19, 2018
collection
eye 3,647
In September 2009, Chancellor Marty Meehan and Provost Ahmed Abdelal established the Center for Irish Partnerships at UMass Lowell, one of six international partnership centers. The aim of these centers is to strengthen and coordinate ongoing international partnerships as well as to develop new education and research partnerships in areas of the world that pose strategically important opportunities. The Center had four directors: Dr. Frank Talty, Dr. Stephen McCarthy, Professor Ann Marie Hurley...
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships, CIP, Lowell (Mass.), Ireland
Nov 21, 2018
collection
eye 2,325
The earliest incarnation of UMass Lowell, the Lowell Textile School was established in 1897. Modeled after the Polytechnical School at Philadelphia, the school originally opened in three rented rooms on Middle Street in downtown Lowell. The college offered three year diplomas in cotton or wool manufacture, design, or textile chemistry and dyeing. Tuition at the time was one hundred dollars. This collection brings together glass plate negative photographs of the faculty, students, and...
Topics: Lowell Textile Institute, LTI, UMass Lowell, UML
Walter Hayes Collection, The Allen House
Walter Hayes Collection, The Allen House
collection
138
ITEMS
1,526
VIEWS
Nov 12, 2018
collection
eye 1,526
The following images are from the Walter E. Hayes Album. During the early 1900s, Walter Hayes was the chauffeur and groundskeeper of Governor Charles Herbert Allen’s residence “The Terraces” on Rolfe Street [now: University of Massachusetts Lowell, South Campus].  Biography of Charles Herbert Allen 1848-1934:  Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, April 15, 1848, he attended public schools, graduated from Lowell High School and Amherst College, Massachusetts. He engaged in the...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), Charles Herbert Allen, Puerto Rico, Allen House, The Terraces, UMass Lowell, UML,...
Little Canada Lowell, MA
Little Canada Lowell, MA
collection
66
ITEMS
8,514
VIEWS
Nov 12, 2018
collection
eye 8,514
When Lowell’s Little Canada neighborhood was torn down in 1964 to make way for urban redevelopment, it represented the end of an era. “L’ptit Canada” was home to French Canadians and their descendants who had settled in Lowell at the turn of the century. Its 325 buildings were populated by over 2500 French Canadians who owned the plurality of the 110 apartments, restaurants, and businesses in the area. In the heart of the city, it was a hub of French Canadian culture....
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), Little Canada, French Canadian
Camara Collection
Camara Collection
collection
134
ITEMS
2,840
VIEWS
Nov 12, 2018
collection
eye 2,840
During the summer of 1989, the Camara Family donated a collection of glass plate negatives. These negatives record life in the Portuguese Community circa 1905-1915. The exact identities of the people in the photos remain a mystery; it is believed that the photos depict members of the Portuguese community who came to Lowell from the Azores, Madeira, Cape Verde, and continental Portugal. Like many immigrants to Lowell, the Portuguese came looking for jobs. They found employment in the textile...
Topic: Portuguese Americans--Massachusetts--Lowell
Tyrrell Richard Schein Collection
Tyrrell Richard Schein Collection
collection
88
ITEMS
3,442
VIEWS
Aug 24, 2018
collection
eye 3,442
After World War I (1914-1918), the New England textile industry began to deteriorate and many of Lowell’s textile companies moved south, merged, or closed creating a severely depressed economy by 1930s. In 1936, there were only 8,000 people employed in Lowell’s textile industry (the same as in 1836 compared to 22,000 in 1920). The nationwide depression in the late 1930s, forced the demolition of entire mill buildings or removal of sections to reduce the tax burden of these massive...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), urban renewal, urban redevelopment
UMass Lowell Campus, Architectural History
UMass Lowell Campus, Architectural History
collection
146
ITEMS
3,441
VIEWS
Jul 21, 2018
collection
eye 3,441
A collection of materials from UMass Lowell Libraries Collections, documenting the architectural history of the UMass Lowell campuses. Files include, photographs, drawings, surveys, and Cultural and Architectural reports ranging in date from the 1890’s to the present.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Architecture
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
collection
234
ITEMS
3,454
VIEWS
Jul 16, 2018
collection
eye 3,454
Patrick "Pat" M. Malone is an industrial archaeologist and historian of technology. He holds a B.S. in General Engineering and History, and a Ph.D. in history. He is Professor Emeritus of American Civilization and Urban Studies and Director of the Urban Studies Program. His primary interests are the urban built environment and the history of industrial communities.  This collection of slide transparencies, the majority of which were taken in the Merrimack Valley between the...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), urban architecture, locks, canals, industrial architecture
The Films of the Vozeolas Brothers
The Films of the Vozeolas Brothers
collection
76
ITEMS
6,166
VIEWS
Apr 26, 2018 El G. and Arthur G. Vozeolas
collection
eye 6,166
From the 1940s to the 1970s, Lowell, MA brothers, El and Arthur Vozeolas made their own home-grown documentary films with 8mm and 16mm cameras as they attended civic events, football games and other major events in Lowell, and elsewhere. Working with their family, El Vozeolas donated the films to UMass Lowell, which preserved and digitized them in conjunction with the Hellenic Culture and Heritage Society. The project was funded in part by a grant from the Lowell Cultural Council,...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), home movies, film
Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
Greater Lowell Oral History Collection
collection
256
ITEMS
7,414
VIEWS
Feb 15, 2018
collection
eye 7,414
The Greater Lowell Oral History Collection is a compilation of oral history interviews from several oral history projects conducted by the Center for Lowell History, the Lowell National Historical Park, the Lowell Historical Society, the Library of Congress, as well as many other organizations that focus on the residents of the Greater Lowell, Massachusetts area, their culture, and their history. Sub-collections: After the Last Generation: Lowell's Textile Workers, 1958-1998, Part I After the...
Topics: oral history, Lowell (Mass.)
UMass Lowell Publications
UMass Lowell Publications
collection
1,428
ITEMS
73,014
VIEWS
Sep 2, 2017
collection
eye 73,014
This collection brings together historical and contemporary periodicals such as literary magazines, yearbooks, course catalogs, and other relevant material published by UMass Lowell and its legacy institutions from the turn of the 20th century to the present day.
Topics: educational periodicals, yearbooks, literary magazines, literary periodicals, literary...
Greater Lowell Newspaper Archive
Greater Lowell Newspaper Archive
collection
96
ITEMS
80,089
VIEWS
Jun 27, 2017
collection
eye 80,089
This collection brings together digitized copies of historical and contemporary newspapers from the Greater Lowell, Massachusetts area, including newspapers put out by schools, clubs, and other organizations beyond the traditional sources. All copies on here are available in high-quality, text searchable PDFs .
Topics: newspapers, merrimack valley, lowell massachusetts, umass lowell, uml
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
collection
235
ITEMS
21,022
VIEWS
Jun 23, 2017
collection
eye 21,022
The UMass Lowell Southeast Asian Digital Archive is a community-centered archive of cultural heritage materials from Southeast Asian American communities in the greater Lowell, Mass., region. SEADA homepage:  https://www.uml.edu/research/SEA-digital-archive/ UMass Lowell Libraries and Archival Collections main page: https://archive.org/details/@umass_lowell_libraries_and_archival_collections
Topics: southeast asia, digital archives, indochina, refugees, merrimack valley, lowell, massachusetts,...